The ILGeoNames wrapper, supported by Infinite Loop, allows users to access the GeoNames API using Objective-C. The library's classes provide an alternative to the MKReverseGeocoder class from the iOS SDK. ILGeoNames is available under standard BSD license terms.
Google is inviting developers from around the world to participate in the "Google Places API Developer Challenge 2012", a contest that encourages developers to help address the needs of local communities by creating applications that use the Google Places API and available municipal data sources.
The Autosuggest feature of the Bing Maps API now includes business suggestions from eight new countries. The feature prompts users with suggestions for intersections, location, businesses, and more. The new countries include Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, India, Italy, and Spain.